Health Insurance Reforms

Proposed changes to health insurance effecting Australians with chronic pain.

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced the biggest changes to health insurance in twenty years.

Scheduled to take effect in April 2019, these major changes to the health insurance industry may affect Northern Pain Centre patients.

The government will require that health insurers offer consumers a four-tier premium system: Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic.

Please click on the links to see how these changes affect you.

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Or visit the Department of Health website.